Table 1

Patient characteristics at inclusion

Patient characteristicsN=111
Age (years), mean±SD48.0±13.2
Female, n (%)98 (88.3)
BMI (kg/m2), mean±SD24.9±4.5
Current smokers, n (%)15 (13.5)
CRP (mg/L), mean±SD4.6±6.6
ESR (mm), mean±SD23.2±17.3
Glucose (mmol/L), mean±SD4.6±0.9
SLAM, median (IQR)6 (4–9)
SLEDAI, median (IQR)2 (0–6)
SLICC-DI, median (IQR)1 (0–3)
  • BMI, body mass index; CRP, C reactive protein; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; SLAM, systemic lupus activity measure; SLEDAI, systemic lupus erythematosus disease activity index; SLICC-DI, systemic lupus international collaboration clinics damage index.